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Eve

The first woman her name means "mother of all"

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Cain

The first murderer; God doomed him to live as a wanderer because of his sin

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Lemech

A descendent of Cain; he bragged about the murders he had committed

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Seth

A son of Adam and Eve who's descendants were at least aware of their sins

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Noah

The man who obeyed God, built the ark, and with his family escaped God's judgment of the world

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Sham, Ham, and Japheth

Noah's three sons who repopulated the world after the flood

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Nimrod

A mighty hunter who encouraged the people to build the Tower of Babel. Descendant of Ham

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Shinar

The plain where no was family and his descendants settled

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Babel

The city in Shinar where the Tower of Babel was built

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The first human sin

Adam and Eve disobeyed God's command; perfect equality ended, man was removed from the garden, all men would now sin and die

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The Flood

God's punishment for the height of evil man had reached; destroyed the whole earth except Noah and his family

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The Tower of Babel

God confused man's language causing men to disperse

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Genesis

The the first book of the Bible; means "beginning"

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Evolution

The idea that man was not created directly by God but instead "evolved" from the animals

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Humanism

Putting man in place of or above God

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Culture

The way of life of a group of people

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Capital punishment

The death penalty

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Nation

A group of people who think of themselves as one and act in history as a unit

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Explain how man, being created in God's image, isspecial to God

Only man was created in God's image.
Special characteristics include: language and thought,
awareness of right and wrong,
and freedom to make choices.

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How is evolution a form of humanism?

Evolution downplays man's special characteristics

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Why do you suppose God confused man's language and dispersed mankind across the face of the earth?

Mankind disobeyed God, did not multiply and fill the earth, and remained in Sumer. They began to build a civilization in rebellion against God. God confused men's language to restrain soon and slow the growth of human power.

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Abraham

The father of the nation of Israel

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Sargon

The Akkadian king who conquered the Sumerians

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Sumerians

The descendants of those who stayed in the general vicinity of the Tower of Babel after the dispersion, and whose greatest accomplishment was writing

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Hammurabi

The king of Babylon who united all of Mesopotamia under his rule

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Patriarchs

Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

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Joseph

Jacob's son who was sold into slavery by his brothers

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Middle East

A part of the world where the continent of Africa, Asia, and Europe meet

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Ur

One of the most important cities of the land of Sumer; the city where God called Abraham to leave

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Fertile Crescent

An area in the Middle East known for its ability to grow crops and its shape like a crescent moon